The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 27 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 66 65 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.28% 6.71% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% 7.06% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £331 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.66%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1163 921 939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.11% 95.05% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 417 427
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Consultant
Scotland

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 34 (29.06%) Finance
2 18 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle
3 17 (14.53%) SQL
4 15 (12.82%) Banking
5 14 (11.97%) GIS
6 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (9.40%) Data Management
7 11 (9.40%) Oracle Database
8 10 (8.55%) Windows
9 9 (7.69%) Photography
10 8 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.84%) Migration
10 8 (6.84%) UNIX
10 8 (6.84%) Linux
10 8 (6.84%) Java
10 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
10 8 (6.84%) SAS
11 7 (5.98%) Firewall
11 7 (5.98%) SAN
11 7 (5.98%) EMC
11 7 (5.98%) Reverse Proxy
12 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (5.13%) Integration Testing
12 6 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (5.13%) Information Management
12 6 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (5.13%) ETL
12 6 (5.13%) Web Services
12 6 (5.13%) Mainframe

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.84%) SAS
2 5 (4.27%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.71%) Documentum
4 2 (1.71%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.85%) Lync
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) DOC1
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) SAN
1 7 (5.98%) Firewall
1 7 (5.98%) Reverse Proxy
2 6 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (5.13%) Internet
3 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.56%) Network Security
4 3 (2.56%) Connectrix
4 3 (2.56%) DNS
5 2 (1.71%) SSL
5 2 (1.71%) Intranet
5 2 (1.71%) HTTP
5 2 (1.71%) DHCP
6 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.85%) LDAP
6 1 (0.85%) LAN
6 1 (0.85%) WAN
6 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.71%) DB2
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.71%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.85%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.85%) dBASE
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) Redis
7 1 (0.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Toad
2 2 (1.71%) Maven
3 1 (0.85%) Selenium
3 1 (0.85%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.85%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.85%) Subversion
3 1 (0.85%) Ant
General
1 34 (29.06%) Finance
2 15 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (1.71%) Retail
3 2 (1.71%) Marketing
3 2 (1.71%) Front Office
3 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) Web Services
2 5 (4.27%) HTML
3 4 (3.42%) J2EE
3 4 (3.42%) CSS
4 3 (2.56%) .NET
5 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.71%) XML
5 2 (1.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.71%) Spring
5 2 (1.71%) JSF
5 2 (1.71%) HTML5
6 1 (0.85%) CSS3
6 1 (0.85%) Java EE
6 1 (0.85%) JSR 168
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.85%) Django
6 1 (0.85%) JSR 286
6 1 (0.85%) RichFaces
6 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) GIS
2 9 (7.69%) Photography
3 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.13%) Semantic Web
3 6 (5.13%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.42%) CESG
4 4 (3.42%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (2.56%) Replication
5 3 (2.56%) Open Source
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (0.85%) Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) PKI
6 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.55%) Windows
2 8 (6.84%) UNIX
2 8 (6.84%) Linux
3 4 (3.42%) Solaris
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.56%) AIX
5 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.85%) zOS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (9.40%) Data Management
4 8 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (6.84%) Migration
5 6 (5.13%) Information Management
5 6 (5.13%) ETL
5 6 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.13%) Integration Testing
6 5 (4.27%) Analytics
6 5 (4.27%) Protective Monitoring
6 5 (4.27%) Information Security
7 4 (3.42%) Programme Management
7 4 (3.42%) Project Management
7 4 (3.42%) ERP
7 4 (3.42%) Investment Management
8 3 (2.56%) Information Assurance
8 3 (2.56%) Business Analytics
8 3 (2.56%) UML
8 3 (2.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.53%) SQL
2 8 (6.84%) Java
3 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.71%) C#
4 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.85%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) Jython
5 1 (0.85%) Ruby
5 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.85%) C
5 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) CISSP
2 3 (2.56%) CISA
2 3 (2.56%) CEH
2 3 (2.56%) CISMP
3 1 (0.85%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.85%) CISM
3 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) GPG13
2 2 (1.71%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) XenApp
3 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (3.42%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.71%) Puppet
3 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.71%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.85%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.85%) SCOM
4 1 (0.85%) Munin
4 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.85%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.85%) Legato
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Oracle
2 7 (5.98%) EMC
3 5 (4.27%) IBM
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.27%) VMware
4 4 (3.42%) ESRI
4 4 (3.42%) JBoss
4 4 (3.42%) HP
4 4 (3.42%) Informatica
5 3 (2.56%) Ab Initio
5 3 (2.56%) Symantec
5 3 (2.56%) Brocade
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco
6 2 (1.71%) NetApp
6 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) Lotus
7 1 (0.85%) Dell
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos
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